Filtered by tag "South America"

Sat 04/04-2015 Day 830

  trip days left: 28 straight distance left: 476 km Pos: here Loc: Lagoa Mirim Acc: tent Dist: 63,9 km Start: 4:35 End: 17:50 When I read the forecast for tomorrow with morning until noon low winds, afternoon- whenever this maybe – over 20 knots headwind from south,I guessed I should better get in as […]
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Fri 03/04-2015 Day 829

  trip days left: 29 straight distance left: 524,7 km Pos: here Loc: Lagoa Mirim Acc: tent Dist: 48,1 km Start: 6:15 End: 16:20 It was a long crossing day with one beach stop at a headland. Good low to moderate side/ following winds and partly choppy water. Nothing exciting, but the western beach is […]
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Thu 02/04-2015 Day 828

  trip days left: 30 straight distance left: 562,9 km Pos: here Loc: Lagoa Mirim Acc: tent Dist: 45,7 km Start: 6:00 End: 16:00 I left the guys behind with mixed emotions this morning – as much as I enjoy the change of having company, as much I rather paddle alone or with my well-known […]
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Wed 01/04-2015 Day 827

  trip days left: 31 straight distance left: 599,9 km Highlights: Amazing flying cobweb strings with attached spiders Lowlights: Thousands of not amazing flying mosquitoes Pos: here Loc: Entrada do Lagoa Mirim Acc: tent Dist: 41,6 km Start: 6:05 End: 16:25 Unfortunately I had to leave yesterday night once more my bug-free and bug-proof tent, […]
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Sun 31/03-2015 Day 826

    trip days left: 32 straight distance left: 630,6 km Pos: here Loc: Canal Sao Goncalo Acc: tent Dist: 36,1 km Start: 6:05 End: 15:30 I got an escort again, this time double! Double in all – in persons, in the kayak, in the days. A two-days escort in a double kayak by Antonio […]
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Sun 30/03-2015 Day 825

  trip days left: 33 straight distance left: 652,7 km Loc: Laranjal Acc: tent What a rainstorm all morning!It was pouring down like never, at least it sounded like it on the roof of my equipment hall where my tent was high and dry. I had a cozy morning with a book, until I had […]
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Sun 29/03-2015 Day 824

  trip days left: 34 straight distance left: 652,7 km Pos: here Loc: L’Aranjal Acc: tent Dist: 37,6 km Start: 6:05 End: 12:45 Today’s job were two crossings back to civilization and internet at L’Aranjal. In a smaller channel in the otherwise shallow lagoon with again thousands of mostly unused fishing poles I got a […]
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Sat 28/03-2015 Day 823

  trip days left: 35 straight distance left: 683 km Pos: here Loc: Ponta dos Lencois Acc: tent Dist: 53,8 km Start: 5:55 End: 15:50 Great paddling conditions with the wind changing back to the ENE, aka offshore and calm with no waves. First calm, then lightly pushing and with going more due west, fully […]
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Fri 27/03-2015 Day 822

  trip days left: 36 straight distance left: 732 km Loc: Lagoa dos Patos Acc: tent Since I started my countdown of the trip days, I was wrong about one day, and no one noticed…not even Prof. Dr. U.B., although he complained about a too short calculated left over distance…I am not “calculating” at all […]
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Thu 26/03-2015 Day 821

  trip days left: 37 straight distance left: 732 km Loc: Lago dos Patos Acc: tent I was nicely asleep, feeling safe in this remote area close to the spit. Wheel tracks were everywhere on the coast the last few days, but none of them looked really fresh. Who can expect a car passing close […]
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